Kicking it around and around. That idea. Bouncing it off the wall, people, and your boss. Hesitating and wondering is this the right time and right idea to bring forward. Your best creative work, at the point of going dormant. We all get those creative pulses that we just want to share. There are … Continue reading Making the Most Out of You
Steve Rose in the following link and article does a great job of putting purpose and passion into perspective. I'd like to showcase now and again my community's work, which is all really good. And, from time to time impacts me greatly. This one was one of those. Link: Lacking Purpose? Make Yourself Useful https://socialhealth.blog/2018/08/12/lacking-purpose-make-yourself-useful/ … Continue reading Purpose and Potential
Just as our own social circles can provide us places to use empathy or build solidarity we need, our work circles can provide the same chances. Today more than ever these are key concepts in business dynamics of high performing teams. In compassion's absence, low performing teams. Putting up with stress and sometimes nonsense … Continue reading Finding Compassion on the Job
Before we can transfer compassion to others, we have to understand it ourselves. We have to understand how to bring it into perspective and apply it. We live and will continue to live in a world rife with violence, forceful separation from those we love, and war. We are in a desperate need of others … Continue reading Finding a Compassionate Life
Sometimes you can blow away your wildest ideas of what you will become or grow into. June and July typically are my lowest posts as you can see above because I normally take a lot of time with family and my wife in those particular summer months. That said, it's still really cool to see … Continue reading Out With July 2018
Instead of concentrating on relationships that matter we tend to thin ourselves out over the many. I'm not saying you cannot try to socialize and be kind to as many people as possible. I'm saying that if you took all the time you had and tried to give it to everyone with the same amount … Continue reading People Pleaser?
Your connections can provide you with community and keep you close to developments that need your help. Where we often fail them is we don't appreciate them until we need them. By appreciating them I mean nourishing them to grow at the speed you'd like to grow. If nothing else, technology has given us a … Continue reading Your Social Spaces, Nourish Them
It's there. You're in reaching distance of hitting your best effort. Then it happens. You lose steam and the drive to get there. Sometimes, it's just not possible. At the end of the day, you answer to yourself, no one else. That's the only truth that matters. Lets start with how much we try to … Continue reading GTTW: Live Your Truth
Now that I have had time to lick my wounds and cry a little after Croatia landed in second for World Cup, I thought I would zoom out to take a look at the Cup with a different lens. What lesson could it teach me? It was a great Cup, with many learns. What if … Continue reading The Economics of the World Cup
Some facts: Over half of those that earn vacation time at work, don't take it Unused PTO time is left on the table by those exiting their jobs, never to be paid out We are usually full of excuses as to why we don't take a vacation or rarely never take one The average employee … Continue reading Vacation, It’s Yours. Take One!